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Capitalists against anarchists

  • Dział: English news
07.12.2003 in Lublin the pro-capitalist demonstration of a liberal party and nationalists which were protecting them has encountered a counter-demonstration of Anarchist Federation from Lublin. It was the third "encounter" of this kind. People from FA Lublin kept shouting slogans like "Solidary with Ozarow", "Pinochet's puppies", "Long live self-management", "Human…
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Hospital subcontractors' strike

The workers from the hospital HCP Medical Center (employed by the Bresco firm) were not getting paid on time. When it happened again and there wasn't money on the account by 13 November, they went on strike. After two hours the firm declared that it would pay. They went back…
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Miners' protest

On 11th of September nearly 10 thousand miners from Silesia protested against the closing of the mines. Last year the government said about necessity of dismissing 30 thousand miners . Under the threat of general strike the government withdrew their plans and retracted their statement.It proved to be just a…
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Next protest of Ożarów workers!

In Novemebr 2002 there were dramatical events in Ożarów's Factory of Cables. First, against the law, security guards hired by the owner removed violently workers blocking gate of factory. Then by five days workers and trade unionist supporting them fought with police protecting convoys removing equipment from factory. Eventually there…
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Uniontex goes on strike

Uniontex, clothing factory in Lodz, Poland is on strike since the beginning of June. Crew of 500 person occupies factory buildings to prevent the owner from dismantling the machines and emptying the stocks. Board of directors threaten them with lockout. Uniontex, private cotton factory is a part of polish Fasty…
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Polish anarchosyndycalist sentenced for publishing a paper!

Dominik S., 25 yrs old anarchist from Szczecin/Poland was 16.06.2003 sentenced by court to 6 month in 2 years probation time for "incitiment to sabotage". According to charges, Dominik incited his fellow workers to sabotage and direct actions against management of shipyard where he worked by way of articles in…
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The victory of Rydygier hospital

On Tuesday the 11th March, the 9days long action during what the Marshal's Office has been occupied by Komitet Obrony Szpitala Rydygiera (the Committee of Rydygier Hospital's Defence) has ended. The occupation was ended because the signing of the resolution proposed by K.O.S. According to the resolution the Hospital will…
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News from Ożarów protest

After 306 days long protest of ex-workers of Cables Factory in Ożarów Mazowiecki the protest has ended. Now about 400 people will start they work. The end of the protest was able because of the agreement signed last Thursday. It says that ex-workers that started up the new partnership can…
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In defence of union privileges

In Poland lately there were a lot of violations of union privileges. What's more - it is taking place in the country, where not so long ago workers have fought for free trade unions and they paid an excessive price for their liberality - the price of long standing jail…
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"The fight is on". Calendar of workers' protest 2002

INTRODUCTION A new wave of workers' strikes in Poland has appeared after 22 years since Polish August happened and after 13 years of the social and political changes beginning in 1989. In 2001 the social conflicts ran deeper. It is estimated that only in Warsaw about 183 strikes took place…
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Appeal for support of Ożarów protest

The workers of the cable factory in Ożarów have protested without any brake for over seven months. They are blocking the main gate of factory to make carries out of the machine industrial impossible. The factory had worked without any problems (a lot of orders, good financial position, work on…
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